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Life at NSAI

NSAI was established under the National Standards Authority of Ireland Act 1996 and reports to the Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation. The state agency responsible for standardization, conformity assesment and measurement, NSAI aims to improve the performance of Irish business and protech consumers by developing standards, inspecting measuring instruments used in trade, conducting audits and issuing certificates on the application of standards to goods, services and measurements.

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Current Vacancies

At present, there are no vacancies at NSAI.


Research Opportunity

Following discussions between the NSAI, the Department of Housing Planning and Local Government (DHPLG) and Met Éireann, the NSAI is delighted to announce that Met Éireann and the DHPLG have issued a call for a Postdoctoral Researcher to help in the production of a number of meteorological maps which will be used in future national building standards on a 2 year fixed term basis.

The aim of the research is help revise and develop national meteorological data which would in turn help produce national meteorological maps for the following weather phenomena:

  • Minimum and Maximum shade temperatures;
  • Short duration high-intensity rainfall;
  • Wind driven rain index;
  • Exposure to frost; and
  • Others may be developed if time permits.

The research will also look to develop data sets to help evaluate the overheating risk from solar gain in buildings for the present decade (2020s) and into the future up to 2080.

For further information on this new research position and on how to apply for the position please visit the Met Éireann or Department of Housing websites.